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Old Riga Hotel Vecriga
Ranked #60 of 109 Hotels in Riga
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“Great Location- Great Staff”
Reviewed 13 February 2011

We stayed in Hotel Vecriga for two nights. It was located right in the heart of old Riga, close to all the main attractions (2 min walk to the National Opera House, Freedom Monument, Dome, St. Peter's.. etc.) The staff at the front desk were so helpful and very eager to please. GREAT value for the money. Nice and cozy after a cold, snowy day of sight seeing in Riga.

Stayed February 2011, travelled as a couple
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    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Kiev, Ukraine
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Reviewed 2 January 2011

I was staying in Vecriga 5 days before Christmas. It is in a small street in the heart of old city center. It makes this place very romantic and authentic to medieval atmosphere.

The entire staff is very friendly and professional. They easily helped us with all necessary information.
Our room on the top floor was clean, warm and comfortable. A pleasant fact is a safe deposit inside the room. I really liked the interior of the hotel.

  • Stayed December 2010, travelled as a couple
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Brussels, Belgium
1 review
Reviewed 2 January 2011

Superbe small hotel in the centre of old Riga at a reasonable price (e.g. as compared to hotels in Tallinn). Very friendly staff. Rooms as well as the bath rooms are relatively spacious. The rooms are nicely decorated, very clean and have charming wooden floors. No elevators and no air condition. No car park. Breakfast is a bit meager and more for anglo-saxon taste with eggs, only white sliced bread, very limited selection of cheese and meat and no fresh fruit. Nice quiet court where breakfast was served. We really enjoyed the hotel and will come back hoping that the breakfast will improve.

  • Stayed August 2010, travelled with family
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Warsaw, Poland
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7 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2010

Excellent hotel with extremely kind and friendly staff with very good English (especially reception desk staff). Located at the small, lovely street of Old Town of Riga (taxi driver asked us to take a walk from the main road as he was not able to get there directly by car), surrounded by many kafejnīcas (cafes ;) ), souvenir shops and restaurants. Quite large shopping mall for shopaholics nearby and cheap budget food place just next to it serving local speciality - pelmeņis (dumplings with different fillings).
Rooms in the hotel extremely clean and "fresh", bedlinen clean and so the bathroom. Mini bar extra paid (prices triple and more than in the city), several Russian and Latvian TV channels plus CNN, BBC Entertainment and Eurosport. Standard breakfast - tea, coffe, juice, toasts with ham&cheese, jam, butter plus one to choose from omelet, fried eggs or scrambled eggs. Tasty :)
The only thing that may be annoying for some of you is that you can hear every single step of other people on the corridor when you're staying in your room with the door locked. And so, it seems like someone is entering your room even if you are aware it's just your imagination.

  • Stayed November 2010, travelled as a couple
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1 Thank czurczman
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Hong Kong, China
1 review
Reviewed 6 September 2010

Nice bed,good in sence,respected service ability.
verrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrry friendly!!

  • Stayed August 2010, travelled on business
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Thank SUNLI2010
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Sandnes, Norway
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 August 2010

This is a lovely hotel. Friendly staff, cozy rooms. Breakfast could be better, but that's all I have to "complain" about . But it's not really a complaint. Just add some more bread and maybe some fruit.

Stayed July 2010, travelled with friends
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Granada, Spain
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2010

It's a lovely hotel in the heart of Riga, small but very cosy. The staff was very nice, the rooms were clean and the location was perfect. We loved it!

  • Stayed August 2010, travelled with friends
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Thank 5Sara5
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Property: Old Riga Hotel Vecriga
Address: Gleznotaju iela 12-14, Riga 1050, Latvia
Region: Latvia > Riga Region > Riga
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #60 of 109 Hotels in Riga
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:4 star — Old Riga Hotel Vecriga 4*
Number of rooms: 16
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Vecriga in Latvian means "Old Riga." The romance of the medieval ages together with 21st century comfort, warm welcome and personal attention to every guest have made the hotel popular among tourists and business travellers. Hotel boasts an extensive collection of contemporary artwork, which is considered to be one of the finest in Riga. Hotel celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2009. Quite a few famous people stayed in our hotel during these years: Dalai Lama, John Malcovich, Harry Harrison, Vladimir Molchanov, Tamara Gvardciteli and others. Hotel’s guestbook has numerous autographs and comments from well-known artists, politicians, writers, scientists and musician. ... more   less 
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